Dragan Stojkov

Dragan Stojkov (Macedonian: Драган Стојков, born on 23 February 1988) is a Macedonian professional footballer who plays for FK Rabotnički.

Dragan Stojkov
Dragan Stojkov (2017).jpg
Dragan Stojkov playing for Saint Louis FC
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-02-23) 23 February 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Strumica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Rabotnički
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Belasica 35 (3)
2008 Egaleo 22 (2)
2008–2010 Ilisiakos 14 (0)
2009–2010Napredak Kruševac (loan) 19 (0)
2010–2013 Jagodina 63 (0)
2014 LA Galaxy II 18 (1)
2015 Indy Eleven 21 (0)
2017 Saint Louis FC 23 (0)
2018–2019 Belasica 31 (0)
2019– Rabotnički 13 (0)
National team
Macedonia U-17 3 (0)
2005–2006 Macedonia U-19 9 (0)
2006–2009 Macedonia U-21 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:17, 23 November 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Born in Strumica, after playing in his homeland club FK Belasica, in January 2008 he moved to Greece, to play the rest of the season in Egaleo F.C. Next, he moved to Ilisiakos F.C., where he played the 2008-09 season. In summer 2009 he moved to Serbia to play in the Serbian Superliga club FK Napredak Kruševac. At the end of the season, he moved to FK Jagodina where he played total of 63 games making the biggest success of the club's history, two years in a row finishing fourth and third in the league standings, playing twice in Europa League qualification and winning the Serbian Cup in 2013 for the first time in the club's history. Playing a total of four seasons in the Serbian Superliga Serbian top league, he continued his career in the United States.

After spending 2014 with LA Galaxy II, Stojkov signed for Indy Eleven on 29 November 2014.[1] Stojkov started 18 of 21 games played for the Eleven during the 2015 NASL season, logging 1,412 minutes, 3 assists and 4 yellow cards. He mutually terminated his contract with Indy on 30 March 2016.[2]

On 5 January 2017, he signed with USL Team Saint Louis FC.[3] In June 2018 he returned to his parent-club FK Belasica which this year entered Macedonian First Football League.[4]

International careerEdit

Stojkov had played in the Macedonia national under-19 national team[5] before started playing in the Macedonia national under-21 football team in 2006.[6] His last call up was in a convocation for a friendly in January 2009.[7]

In November 2005, being only aged 17, he received a call to join Macedonian national team for a friendly match against Liechtenstein.[8] However, he was an unused substitute.[9] Later during 2006 national team coach Boban Babunski counted on him,[10] however ever since he never got the chance to make a debut.

HonoursEdit

Jagodina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NINE FOR ELEVEN IN 2015". IndyEleven.com. Indy Eleven Communications. Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Roster transactions also see releases of Stojkov, DeRoux & Williams". IndyEleven.com. Indy Eleven Communications. Archived from the original on 6 April 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "STLFC Adds to Midfield For 2017". saintlouisfc.com. Saint Louis FC. Archived from the original on 6 January 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Стојков и Милушев повторно ќе играат за сино-белиот дрес". strumicanet.com. StrumicaNet. Retrieved 20 June 2018.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Stats from uefa.com[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Stats from uefa.com[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Macedonianfootball.com Archived 10 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Macedonians challenge on two fronts at UEFA.com, 3 November 2005, Retrieved 3 October 2012
  9. ^ Match report at EU-Football.info
  10. ^ Пандев лидер, Балдовалиев и Илијоски нови гол-играчи Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine at Dnevnik, 18 March 2006, Retrieved 3 October 2012 (in Macedonian)

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